Thokar Niaz Baig

Coordinates: 31°28′N 74°14′E / 31.467°N 74.233°E / 31.467; 74.233
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Thokar Niaz Baig
ٹھوکر نیاز بیگ
Country Pakistan
Administrative townIqbal
Union council118
 • TypeUnion Council

Thokar Niaz Baig (Punjabi, Urdu: ٹھوکر نیاز بیگ) is a residential neighbourhood locality and a union council (UC 118) located in Iqbal Tehsil of Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan.[1][2]


Before the partition of 1947, the town of Thokar Niaz Beg was located 7 miles outside of the city of Lahore.

A temple named Bhadrakali Mandir is located in the area.[3] The area had somehow an equal population of Sikh, Muslim, and Hindu communities. After 1947, most of the houses of this area allotted to migrated Mewati families.


Thokar Niaz Baig serves as the major point of entry into Lahore from the south/west. It serves as the junction between the M-2 motorway and N5 national highway (Multan Road) as well as the Lahore Ring Road. Thokar Niaz Baig is also the site of the Lahore Jinnah Bus Terminal. In October 2020 a metro station of the Orange Line opened here.


  1. ^ CM Punjab inaugurates Bab-e-Lahore Gate at Thokar Niaz Baig Punjab Portal, Government of the Punjab website, Published 20 November 2020, Retrieved 26 December 2021
  2. ^ Thokar Niaz Baigh (scroll down to Allama Iqbal Zone - page 6 of 8) The Punjab Gazette, Government of the Punjab website, Published 22 August 2017, Retrieved 26 December 2021
  3. ^ "A temple of doom | Shehr". The News International.

31°28′N 74°14′E / 31.467°N 74.233°E / 31.467; 74.233